Prior to coming to Houston, Shara worked at KSAT-TV in San Antonio, KVUE-TV and KLRN-TV in Austin.
Shara is well recognized throughout the Houston area for her commitment to community and charity events. Chairing two Winter Balls for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Shara helped raise more than $500,000 for that group. She also helped raise more than $150,000 by chairing an event for the March of Dimes.
And among many, many awards from numerous organizations, Shara was given a top honor by being named as a 1998 "Woman of Distinction" by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.